Archive "Defense"

Iran Unveils Advanced Military Equipment, Missile Systems in Parades

Iran Unveils Advanced Military Equipment, Missile Systems in Parades

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Aerospace Force Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh announced that the country put on display a number of state-of-the-art missile systems and military equipment during the nationwide parades on Wednesday. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a large-scale military parade in Tehran on Wednesday, Brigadier General...

Iran to Keep Holding Drills in Persian Gulf: Navy Commander

Iran to Keep Holding Drills in Persian Gulf: Navy Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said the country will continue to stage war games in the Persian Gulf waters. “We will combat any threat, consider the Persian Gulf as our own home and will hold both war games and parades at our home,” the Navy commander said on Wednesday, speaking on the sidelines of a large-scale military parade...

Commander Highlights IRGC Navy’s Powerful Presence in Persian Gulf

Commander Highlights IRGC Navy’s Powerful Presence in Persian Gulf

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) Navy maintains such military dominance over the Persian Gulf that it has already captured forces from the US, Britain, Canada and Australia in the maritime zone, which must exclude outsiders, a senior commander of the IRGC Navy said. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a large-scale military parade in Iran’s...

Commander Says IRGC Navy’s Parade Sign of Iran’s Rising Sea-Based Power

Commander Says IRGC Navy’s Parade Sign of Iran’s Rising Sea-Based Power

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Navy Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi said his forces’ military parade in the southern port city of Bandar Abbas on Wednesday signified an increase in the country’s sea-based “defensive and offensive power”. Speaking to reporters in Bandar Abbas on the sidelines of the large-scale military parade of the IRGC Navy on...

No Slowdown in Iran’s Military Tests, War Games: Top Commander

No Slowdown in Iran’s Military Tests, War Games: Top Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – There will be no delay or slowdown in Iran’s military tests and war games, Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri underscored, saying the country has devised comprehensive defensive strategies to counter all threats. Addressing a military parade in Tehran on Wednesday morning, the senior commander emphasized that "all...

IRGC Chief Urges US to Stop Costly, Harmful Presence in Persian Gulf

IRGC Chief Urges US to Stop Costly, Harmful Presence in Persian Gulf

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari called on the US to quit wasting the American people’s assets by ending “malicious and harmful” naval presence in the Persian Gulf, the Iranian nation’s home. In line with the guidelines set by Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei “we...

Iran Unveils Latest Military Gear in Parades, Including New Ballistic Missile

Iran Unveils Latest Military Gear in Parades, Including New Ballistic Missile

BANDAR ABBAS (Press Shia) – Different units of the Iranian Armed Forces on Wednesday displayed their capabilities and latest military achievements in nationwide parades marking the Sacred Defense Week, including a new long-range ballistic missile with high precision. The Iranian Armed Forces staged military parades across the country on Wednesday morning to commemorate the Sacred Defense...

Iranian Armed Forces Mark Sacred Defense Anniversary with Nationwide Parades (+Photos)

Iranian Armed Forces Mark Sacred Defense Anniversary with Nationwide Parades (+Photos)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Armed Forces staged military parades across the country on Wednesday morning to commemorate the Sacred Defense Week, which marks the onset of the Iraqi imposed war on Iran 36 years ago. In capital Tehran, the parades were held at the mausoleum of the late founder of the Islamic Republic, Imam Khomeini, south of the city. Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces...